Fans who were hoping for the fabled Macbook Air Retina 2014 to be released on Apple's Oct. 16 event were sorely disappointed when the laptop was a no-show at the gathering. Instead, Apple chose to focus on the new generation iPads, an update to iOS8, the OS X Yosemite, a new Mac Mini and the iMac with Retina 5K display.
Though the Air Retina was not announced, many are still looking forward to the day when it will be unveiled, but a report from Engadget claims that the laptop may never see the light of day.
The website reports that in order for the laptop to have a Retina display, it should have a strong battery life and a powerful graphics processor. The MacBook Pro with Retina is one example of an Apple laptop that has these features. The 13-inch model weighs 3.46 pounds, and has a wider and thicker chassis than the current MacBook Air, with the 13-inch version weighing in at only 2.96 pounds. The size and weight of the MacBook Pro can accommodate the battery and the processor needed for the Retina display, while the MacBook Air cannot. more >>
This month, Google's Nexus 6 has finally been revealed and it appears to be way different from its predecessor, the Nexus 5. Manufactured under Motorola production line, the new device was expected to arrive with a different look than the LG-Nexus 5.
Now Android fans might be wondering will it be worth to trade in their Nexus 5 to the upcoming smartphone, which is scheduled to hit the shelves this Nov. 12? Here's a comparison of the two devices.
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Apple has recently released iOS 8.1 which now comes with lots for changes and fixes. The OS update was unveiled during the new iPad and Mac presentation event on Thursday. The update was made available for download on Monday this week.
Among the many highlights of the new iOS was the return of "the beloved camera roll," as said by Apple software head Craig Federighi via CNet.
Also worth noting is the Apple Pay, the newest service offered by the Cupertino-based company to users who opt to purchase goods in stores and online shops in the comfort of their gadget's Touch ID. more >>
No one had heard from Melissa in nearly 12 hours. Her family knew there had to be something wrong because she had never gone this long without calling.
They were right! Melissa was trapped in a sinkhole with her vehicle for almost a full day. Not being able to reach her in any way, the police decided to try something different to find her location. The police found her iPad in her house.
After several attempts at her password, they finally figured it out with help from the parents. Using an App called "Find My iPhone," they were able to locate Melissa. After nearly a day gone missing, they were finally able to rescue Melissa and bring her to safety. more >>
While The Legend of Zelda for Wii U has yet to hit the shelves sometime in 2015, fans of the game series have been hankering for more details about the upcoming game. Here's what we heard so far.
Polygon stated in their report that Legend of Zelda franchise director and producer is now eyeing on Link's new Mario Kart 8 motorcycle to be integrated in his games.
The mentioned motorcycle, called Master Cycle, has been revealed by Nintendo as the vehicle to which the beloved character will ride with on the upcoming Mario Kart 8 first downloadable content pack. more >>
Google has finally unveiled its latest mobile operating system, the Android Lollipop or Android L for short. Accompanying the release of the operating system were the first two devices to run the said OS, the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone and the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet.
What wasn't announced during the Android L unveiling, however, were the list of devices which could potentially run the new OS.
Since Motorola made the Nexus 6 which is running on Android L, it has made plans to deliver the OS to its other smartphone lines as well, including the older flagship phones. more >>